e-Course: Doing Business in Austria

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Syllabus of the Online Course (Subject) - Doing Business in Austria. Vienna.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Austria (European Union)
  2. Austrian Economy
  3. Doing Business in Vienna
  4. Austrian Foreign Trade
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Austria
  6. The main Austrian Companies
  7. Access to the Austrian Market
  8. Business Plan for Austria

The objectives of the Online Course / Subject “Doing Business in Austria” are the following:

  1. To analyse Austrian Economy and Foreign Trade
  2. To evaluate business opportunities in the Austrian Market
  3. To analyse Austrian trade relations with the student's country
  4. To know Austrian free trade agreements as a member of the EU
  5. To develop a business plan for the Austrian Market
The eLearning Course (Subject) “Foreign Trade and Business in Austria” is part of the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Business School & HA University:
  1. Doctorates: Business in Europe, Foreign Trade
  2. Masters: Europe, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Bachelor in International Trade

Masters and Doctorates adapted for Austrian Students

Course learning materials in Master in International Business in English + Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Austria Study, Master in International Business in French Autriche Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Austria.

Online Students, Master in International Business

  1. Credits of the Online Course / Subject “Doing Business in Austria”: 1 ECTS
  2. Duration: one week

Examples of the Course (Subject) - Foreign Trade and Business in Austria:
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Description of the Online Course: Doing Business in Austria

The Republic of Austria (Europe)

  1. Capital: Vienna
  2. Languages: German (official), Hungarian and Slovenian
  3. Area: 83,871 square kilometres
  4. Austrian Population: 8.5 million people
  5. Type of Government: Parliamentary Federal Republic
  6. Borders of Austria: The Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzerland and Liechtenstein
  7. Austria is a landlocked country

Religion in Austria: Catholicism -73% of Austrian population- (Christianity)

Austria belongs to the Western Christian Civilisation (European Economic Area)

Economy of Austria.

  1. The Republic of Austria is one of the richest countries in the world, with a per capita income of EUR 38,500
  2. Austria is the eleven European Union economy
  3. Austrian GDP (nominal): 398 million dollars
  4. Major economic downturn in 2011
  5. Austrian Currency: Euro
  6. Austria joined the European Union in 1995
  7. The main economic sectors: tourism, vehicles, foods, machinery, chemical products, paper

Austrian Foreign Trade.

  1. The main Austrian Exports are machines, vehicles, paper, foods, chemical products, steel, textiles
  2. Germany is the largest trading partner of Austria
  3. Top Austrian Export Markets are Germany (31%), Italy, Switzerland, the United States
  4. The main sources of the Austrian imports are Germany (45), Switzerland, Italy, the Netherlands
  5. As a member of the European Union, Austria is beneficiary of the EU Free trade agreements with South Africa, South Korea, India, Mexico, MERCOSUR, etc

International Economic Relations of Austria

  1. European Union
  2. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  3. World Bank
  4. Central European Initiative
  5. International Chamber of Commerce
  6. Regional Cooperation Council
  7. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  8. Inter-American Development Bank
  9. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  10. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  11. United Nations
  12. European Investment Bank (EIB)
  13. European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  14. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The headquarters of the OSCE is in Vienna
  15. Asia-Europe Economic Meeting (ASEM)
  16. Group of States of the Council of Europe Convention against the corruption (GRECO)

Austria is also an observer country in the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation

European Union-South Africa Trade and Cooperation Agreement

European Union-Central America Free Trade Agreement (Course)

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